• Are you entitled to Post-Employment Benefits?

      Sometimes when companies fire an employee, the employee may be entitled to some benefits. Disputes over employment benefits can often lead to a bloody battle over the exact wording of a contract. It ...

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    • HOW DESTRUCTION OF EVIDENCE APPLIES TO YOU

      You often see shows on television where a defendant in a case destroys evidence to hide their guilt. You may wonder if this happens in real life as well, and if it does happen in real life, whether ...

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    • Will Contest Reversed in Jefferson County, Alabama

      It is not uncommon for relatives to fight over a loved one’s last wishes in a will dispute. One argument that may be made against someone inheriting is undue influence. Undue influence involves that ...

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    • Child Support Appeal from Non-Final Judgment Improper

      When a case doesn’t go your way, you’re not out of options – you can appeal! However, the rules on how to appeal can be a bit tricky. Specifically, the judgment you’re appealing from must be final in ...

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    • Bank Can Enforce Creditor Rights in Jefferson County, Alabama

      Dividing the assets in a divorce case is a complicated process in and of itself. However, that divorce can be even further complicated when the bank sues the spouses, alleging that the divorce ...

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    • Monetary Damages Related to Will In Montgomery County, Alabama

      Fights over a loved one’s last wishes can be hostile, drawn-out, and incredibly common. What might be less common, however, is the negative effects that these probate battles can have on a ...

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    • $182,000 Retirement Account Split Equally

      Have you contributed to a retirement account prior to your marriage? Are you concerned that after you are married that your retirement account will be divided equally? It is important to keep records ...

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    • Retirement Account Division After Divorce

      The parties were married in divorced in 2003. As a part of the divorce agreement the wife was awarded a percentage of the husband's retirement account. The agreement was silent as to whom was supposed ...

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    • Child Custody Case Upheld in Shelby County, Alabama

      Often parties will reach a divorce agreement in which parties will have joint custody of the minor child. However, there will be language in the agreement in which one parent may be the “tiebreaker” ...

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    • Drug Evidence Suppressed from an Illegal Search

      Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time and an officer conduct a body search of your pockets because you happen to be present? The officer searches your pockets and finds a small ...

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    • Court Rules Blood Evidence Report not Necessary for Trial

      This is the case of State of Alabama v. Karen Stafford from Jefferson County, Alabama. Karen Stafford was indicted for the charge of 1st degree assault. The state alleged that Stafford while driving ...

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    • Possession of Drugs Case Overturned in Baldwin County, Alabama

      Have you ever been in a situation where there are two or three people in a car and drugs are present? The police conduct a traffic stop for speeding and no one takes responsibility for the drugs and ...

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    • Drug Evidence Suppressed from an Illegal Search

      Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time and an officer conduct a body search of your pockets because you happen to be present? The officer searches your pockets and finds a small ...

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    • Court Rules Blood Evidence Report not Necessary for Trial

      This is the case of State of Alabama v. Karen Stafford from Jefferson County, Alabama. Karen Stafford was indicted for the charge of 1st degree assault. The state alleged that Stafford while driving ...

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    • Possession of Drugs Case Overturned in Baldwin County, Alabama

      Have you ever been in a situation where there are two or three people in a car and drugs are present? The police conduct a traffic stop for speeding and no one takes responsibility for the drugs and ...

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    • $182,000 Retirement Account Split Equally

      Have you contributed to a retirement account prior to your marriage? Are you concerned that after you are married that your retirement account will be divided equally? It is important to keep records ...

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    • Retirement Account Division After Divorce

      The parties were married in divorced in 2003. As a part of the divorce agreement the wife was awarded a percentage of the husband's retirement account. The agreement was silent as to whom was supposed ...

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    • Child Custody Case Upheld in Shelby County, Alabama

      Often parties will reach a divorce agreement in which parties will have joint custody of the minor child. However, there will be language in the agreement in which one parent may be the “tiebreaker” ...

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    • Felon in Possession of a Firearm Receives 84 Months, Above Plea Bargain

      Federal Court is a tough environment for a criminal defendant. The government has unlimited resources. The government has multiple agencies doing the work for the U.S. Attorney in that district. The ...

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    • Court Allowed Sentence Enhancements Related to U.S.S.G. 2D1.1(b)(15)(a)

      U.S. Attorneys have four things that a defendant usually does not have: time, money, power and resources. Those are the only four things you need in this world to control the outcome. I have watched ...

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    • Offense Conduct Can be Determined by Sentencing Court

      Federal Criminal cases are sometimes the most document intense of all criminal cases. In most cases, the United States has a trial notebook prepared the day a person is indicted in Federal Court. The ...

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      The information contained in this Website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. No recipients of content from this site, ...

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    • Filing Fees to Run for Elected Office in Alabama

      This case involves an appeal of filing fee to run for elected office. The case was appealed from Jefferson County, Alabama, in the case of Drake v. Alabama Republican Party . Thomas Drake and Kimberly ...

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    • Claims Against Municipal Employees in Alabama

      In Morrow v. Caldwell, as a matter of first impression, the Supreme Court determined that the statutory cap of the Alabama Code Section 11-47-190 does not apply to claims against municipal employees ...

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    • EMPLOYER NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PAIN MANAGEMENT

      In the event of an injury in the workplace, it can be difficult to know what options for medical treatment are available to you that are covered under workers’ compensation. This is troubling if you ...

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    • TRIAL COURT ERRORS LEAD TO MULTIPLE APPEALS IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASE

      Workers’ compensation cases can be highly contentious. One side may think that they deserve every penny they can get, while the other side may think that the injured party is trying to take advantage ...

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    • Grisly Workplace Murder Leads to Workers’ Compensation Victory

      Workplace shootings are a growing problem in America . Whether it is a disgruntled employee, an unhappy client, or simply a random act of terror, mentally unstable individuals commit senseless acts ...

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